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Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies

12 months
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3261 USD/year
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About

The Masters in the field of Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies offered by University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg provides the capacity to operate in Africa's dynamic ICT ecosystem and digital knowledge economy.

Overview

Key facts

This Interdisciplinary Digital Knowledge Economy Studies offered by University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg dissertation-only degree empowers its candidates to do intensive investigation into a particular component of the African ICT ecosystem and digital knowledge economy.

This degree is designed to meet the needs of policymakers, regulators, operators, communications managers in large and small organisations, user and consumer groups, NGOs, and others involved in or affected by ICT sector policy and regulation. The degree provides participants with an opportunity to improve their professional skills and/or refocus their expertise through:

  • Expanding and updating their knowledge of ICT ecosystem and digital knowledge economy policy, regulation and practice
  • Conducting intensive investigating a research problem and producing a full-length Master's dissertation

Programme Structure

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Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

190 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree with Honours, or post-graduate diploma or equivalent, achieved at a suitable level and preferably related to one of the following fields: information and communications technology (ICT), media studies,  public policy, law, economics, regulation, development theory
  • Evidence of research writing at Bachelor's or Bachelor's-with-Honours level
  • At least three years' working experience in an appropriate field
  • Satisfactory completion of Wits admissions tests measuring cognitive, arithmetic and general reasoning abilities.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3261 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3261 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    3261 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3261 USD per year during 12 months.

R 46 330

Living costs for Johannesburg

8434 - 12036 ZAR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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